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Welcome to the Research Guide for Slavery and Abolition in Africa. Your librarians for this class are:
Please be in touch if you need help with any assignments for this class. We look forward to working with you.
Before you begin your search in our catalog, please sign into your library account.
Sign into Library Account - To access your library account, select Emory Login and sign in with your NetID and password.
Your library account enables you to: view your current check-outs, requests, and fine information.
Emory University's Library Catalog
Library Search - Use the library's catalog to locate books, e-books, journals, videos, microfilms, government documents, etc.
Can't find an item you need? Try interlibrary loan (ILL). Loan period and usage policies are decided by the lending institutions. It may take several days to get your materials delivered, so plan ahead.Learn more about the Interlibrary Loan service.
Use your EmoryCard to borrow materials yourself from Georgia Tech, Georgia State University, and the University of Georgia (Athens), OR ...
... ask for an interlibrary Use Card at the Woodruff reference desk to borrow materials from other Atlanta area colleges.
For library updates related to services, please check out the Emory Libraries Blog.
The WorldCat is helpful in searching the holdings of several libraries in the United States as well as many libraries abroad.
Use Google Scholar to find articles from various academic publishers, professional societies, universities, and scholarly articles available across the web. Google Scholar is the first step to get a quick idea of what may be available for your research. The next step is to investigate the relevant materials available in the primary and secondary sources databases for your research.
Please note that there is no one-stop-shop for finding research resources.
How to Request
You may request items held by all Emory Libraries. You will be notified once the item is available at your chosen pickup location.
Please note that items requested from the Library Service Center and Oxford College Library are usually sent within two business days.
To request an item from another Emory Library:
You may recall items that are currently checked out to other patrons. Initiating a recall request will shorten the due date for the item to ten days from the date of the recall. You will be notified once the item is returned.
To recall an item:
For more information, please click on this link.